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Master of Science in Data Science

Summer 1 2024 enrollment is now open!

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Master of Science in Data Science

University of Colorado Boulder

Fully accredited online program

Graduate from the University of Colorado Boulder

$15,750 USD total tuition

Flexible payment options with no hidden costs or fees

Finish in 24 months

Complete 30 courses (30 credit hours) full or part-time

100% online learning

Lecture videos, hands-on projects, and connection with instructors and peers


Prepare for in-demand jobs in a growing industry

As a graduate of the MS-DS program, you’ll join in-demand data talent to land a new job or advance in your career. The interdisciplinary approach of this program will give you a broad spectrum of competencies and the ability to apply your data science skills to a wide array of domains and industries. For on the job readiness, you’ll gain skills to act ethically in the role of a professional data scientist. Plus, learn how to clearly communicate the results of a data science analysis to any audience. And when it comes to collaboration, how to structure effective meetings. Upon graduation, you’ll be able to make career progress in the data science field.

Work with graduates at top companies
Graduates have gone on to work at Amazon, Apple, Boeing, Disney, Google, IBM, Lockheed Martin, NASA, NBC, Twitter, and Yelp
Increase your earnings with a degree
With a median annual salary of $100,910 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics), this is nearly twice as high as the average in the US
Join the growing number of data talent
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects the number of data scientist jobs to grow by 19% over the next 2 decades
Grab the attention of business leaders
Ranking as the no. 3 job in the US, 70% of business leaders prefer job applicants with data skills

Admissions Information

Contact the CU Boulder MS-DS team at if you have any questions.

Important Dates

  • April 22: Summer 1 Enrollment opens
  • May 6: Summer 1 Classes start
  • June 14: Summer 1 Enrollment closes

Watch the most recent webinar recording: MS-DS and MS-CS: Upgrading from Non-Credit to For-Credit Webinar

Enrollment for Summer 1 session is now open!

Summer 1 enrollment closes June 14